CAPROCK Group Inc. trimmed its holdings in Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (NYSE:BUD) by 20.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,763 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock after selling 462 shares during the period. CAPROCK Group Inc.’s holdings in Anheuser Busch Inbev were worth $203,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Fisher Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 1.9% in the third quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 5,818,807 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $694,184,000 after buying an additional 111,246 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its holdings in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 12.5% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 3,170,017 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $349,844,000 after purchasing an additional 352,595 shares during the last quarter. Fayez Sarofim & Co. raised its holdings in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 4.4% in the third quarter. Fayez Sarofim & Co. now owns 1,134,543 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $135,351,000 after purchasing an additional 48,084 shares during the last quarter. Haverford Trust Co. raised its holdings in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 1.5% in the third quarter. Haverford Trust Co. now owns 874,549 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $104,334,000 after purchasing an additional 13,158 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Banco BTG Pactual S.A. raised its holdings in shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev by 30.3% in the second quarter. Banco BTG Pactual S.A. now owns 695,420 shares of the consumer goods maker’s stock valued at $76,747,000 after purchasing an additional 161,544 shares during the last quarter. 5.67% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (NYSE:BUD) opened at $115.23 on Friday. Anheuser Busch Inbev NV has a 1-year low of $103.55 and a 1-year high of $126.50. The company has a current ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30. The stock has a market cap of $194,926.02, a PE ratio of 33.56, a P/E/G ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 1.04.

Anheuser Busch Inbev (NYSE:BUD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The consumer goods maker reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.50 by ($0.19). Anheuser Busch Inbev had a return on equity of 16.57% and a net margin of 9.57%. The company had revenue of $14.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $15 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.83 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 26.0% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that Anheuser Busch Inbev NV will post 4.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages have recently commented on BUD. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 12th. Jefferies Group set a $134.00 target price on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th. Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. Susquehanna Bancshares set a $128.00 target price on shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Finally, Societe Generale downgraded shares of Anheuser Busch Inbev from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $126.53.

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About Anheuser Busch Inbev

Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (AB InBev) is a Belgium-based company engaged in the brewers industry. The Company owns a portfolio of over 200 beer brands. The Company’s brand portfolio includes global brands, such as Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois; international brands, including Beck’s, Leffe and Hoegaarden, and local champions, such as Bud Light, Skol, Brahma, Antarctica, Quilmes, Victoria, Modelo Especial, Michelob Ultra, Harbin, Sedrin, Klinskoye, Sibirskaya Korona, Chernigivske, Cass and Jupiler.

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